Disability, My Life

Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s — My life Kerry’s way

I can relate to this post on my life, Kerry's way in many ways, especially during Covid, I have struggled to find PAs to hire. I really hope things improve soon for everyone. This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or… Continue reading Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s — My life Kerry’s way

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Redefining the word ‘independence‘ — My life kerry’s way

I have written about the importance of Independence in the past and you will hear me in almost all of my interviews talking about it as well. But I read something the other day that made me think, so let me talk about independence in a different way! As children we all strived to become […]Redefining… Continue reading Redefining the word ‘independence‘ — My life kerry’s way

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Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic! — My life kerry’s way

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on both […]Talking… Continue reading Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic! — My life kerry’s way

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Is it too hard to understand we just want independence! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

Lately, I have felt the majority of my conversations with people have been around the word independence – why I fight so hard and why we deserve to have our Independence. Surely it can’t be that difficult to understand why? Maybe it’s just me and my stubbornness to make the world a more inclusive place […]Is… Continue reading Is it too hard to understand we just want independence! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

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Waving goodbye to 2021 — My life kerry’s way

Hi everyone, how has your festive season treated you – what did Santa bring you? – I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve eaten my body weight in food over the last few days. I have been a “fairly” good diabetic! As we all gear up to say our farewell’s to 2021, […]Waving… Continue reading Waving goodbye to 2021 — My life kerry’s way

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A real sh*ty reminder — My life kerry’s way

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. Several times over the past few weeks, i can safely say I’ve had a real toilet slap in the face reminder, why it’s so vital to have access to a crazy thing like a ‘toilet’. As a campaigner you feel like […]A… Continue reading A real sh*ty reminder — My life kerry’s way

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What advice do you wish someone would’ve given you as a disabled person? — My life kerry’s way

It’s a question i have sat (pun intended) pondering about many times, what advice could i give myself or wish someone would have given me when navigating or transitioning from the non-disabled into the disabled world and in all honestly even now. There is no wrong or right answer as the advice can be given, […]What… Continue reading What advice do you wish someone would’ve given you as a disabled person? — My life kerry’s way

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Life lessons I’ve learnt being disabled — My life kerry’s way

Spoiler alert: Being disabled means living in a society that wasn’t designed with mine or other disabled people’s needs in mind. That first sentence may sound rather harsh but in reality very true, there is no other way to describe it from a disabled person’s point of view – It can create difficult situations, and […]Life… Continue reading Life lessons I’ve learnt being disabled — My life kerry’s way

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Technology and Disabled People — My life Kerry’s Way

Technology is pretty much at our fingertips no matter where we turn these day, from Smart speakers, new smartphones coming out each year, cars with built-in wifi, and music and television can be accessed from almost anywhere. To some the idea of being unplugged and off grid can seem like something that exists only in […]Technology… Continue reading Technology and Disabled People — My life Kerry’s Way

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Is Ignorance really bliss! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

The saying ‘Ignorance is bliss‘ but Is it when that ignorance is potentially harming others? Most people that know or follow me know that I’m extremely active when it comes to fighting for an inclusive world, not just for myself but other disabled people whether it’s visible or non-visible, so as you can imagine the […]Is… Continue reading Is Ignorance really bliss! — My Life, Kerry’s Way